Gender

  • 31 Oct 2006

    Ekklesia has often been asked to comment on issues of homosexuality in the Church of England. Ekklesia has sponsored a number of events on homosexuality and homophobia.

  • 18 Dec 2014

    A petition on the 38Degrees website is calling on the Scottish Government to cancel plans for the proposed large prison for women in Inverclyde. This plan, points out Women for Independence who are advocating on the issue, is against the recommendations of the Commission on Women in Prison, led by Eilish Angiolini, and is being pursued against expert evidence and opinion.

  • 7 Dec 2014

    Gender justice in institutions, communities and societies is the central concern of an advisory group set up by World Council of Churches members.

  • 31 Jul 2014

    Being made male or female should be a gift of God, not a weapon of oppression says a new paper by Christian Aid, Of the Same Flesh: exploring a theology of gender.

  • 11 Apr 2014

    Exploring how gender stereotypes affect both men and women in every area of life, and how this begins at a very early age.

  • 21 Dec 2013
  • 7 Dec 2013

    A Church of England working party report on sexuality suggests that clergy be allowed to hold public services to mark same-sex partnerships. Some critics have complained that allowing too much flexibility might seem to affirm what the church still officially regards as wrong.

  • 16 Nov 2013

    Men in their early 40s have the longest commutes in the UK, spending more than 67 minutes on average in getting to and from work every day.

  • 15 Nov 2013

    Many who support the idea of an independent Scotland but would prefer not to be described as nationalists are motivated by the prospect of greater responsibility, explains Alison Johnstone, MSP for Lothian and a member of the Scottish Parliament’s economy committee. Here she sets out a vision of a just, sustainable future with a particular emphasis on the vital role of women, children, welfare and work. Among other things, she draws upon examples and models from the Nordic countries.

  • 10 Nov 2013

    Dr Agnes Abuom of Nairobi, from the Anglican Church of Kenya, has been elected Moderator of the WCC governing body.